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Mar 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
martin on the launch of an icbm. margaret brennan is with secretary kerry. g.m.'s chief orders changes following a cbs news investigation into cars with a deadly defect. jeff glor reports. jim reid fought overseas, only to face a battle at home. >> it kind of made me question, you know, myself a little bit. first time in a long time that i had to do that. >> pelley: mark strassman on vets fighting for jobs. and a couple unearth millions in gold coins, but will the government let them cash in? bill whitaker reports. >> this is buried treasure, something that we all fantasize about. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is our western edition. a few words today from russian president putin seemed to ease world tensions over ukraine, at least temporarily, and at least enough for the financial markets to recover. after taking control of ukraine's crimea region, putin said russia has no intention of fighting the ukrainian people or annexing crimea, but he reserved the right to use force to protect ethnic russians
Feb 26, 2014 6:30pm EST
run than vice president joe biden. secretary of state kerry said late today that it would be "a grave mistake" for russia to send troops into neighboring ukraine. last weekend the ukrainian president was topple bide violent protests. today, russia unexpectedly mobilized troops near the border in what it calls a training exercise. clarissa ward is in the ukrainian capital kiev. >> reporter: tonight, ukraine's opposition leaders chose independence square, the center of the revolution, to introduce the country's new government. to booing from somef crowd. parliament must ratify the new ministers tomorrow, but for some there were too many familiar faces on stage. katerina say 27-year-old teacher. >> people are angry. especially these days, people are very angry. >> reporter: ukraine's ousted president, viktor yanukovych, fled the capital five days ago, following a week of violence in which 80 protesters were killed. now, the country is trying to move forward, but it won't be easy. ukraine is almost bankrupt. it needs $35 billion over the next two years. so far, russia has refused to
Mar 5, 2014 5:30pm PST
john kerry had talks on the ukraine crisis with his russian counterpart and margaret brennan is there. margaret. >> reporter: scott, secretary kerry had hoped to get the russian foreign minister to sit down with his ukrainian counterpart who is also here in paris. that didn't happen, but kerry did speak to lavrov himself. in their face-to-face meeting, secretary kerry told russian foreign minister sergey lavrov that there is a way out of the crisis. russia must return its troops to bases in crimea. allow international observers into the region. and recognize ukraine's upcoming elections to establish a new government. it was the first time the former cold war adversaries had met since russia defied president obama's demand to halt its invasion of the crimean peninsula. >> we agreed to continue intense discussions in the coming days with russia, with the ukrainians, in order to see how we can help normalize the situation, stabilize it, and overcome the crisis. >> reporter: yesterday, kerry was more pessimistic about russia's military plans for ukraine. i asked him today if he stil
Mar 3, 2014 5:30pm PST
evening, this is our western edition. secretary of state john kerry is heading to ukraine after a white house meeting with president obama, secretary hagel and chairman of the joint chiefs. kerry's mission is to show support for the country at the center of the biggest u.s.-russian faceoff since the cold war. nato says the crisis is a threat to peace in europe. russian president vladimir putin has been sending troops across the border into ukraine's crimea region in defiance of mr. obama. they began moving in after ukrainian protesters ousted the pro-moscow president last month. they were demanding closer ties to western europe. putin said he was protecting russian interests. liz palmer is covering the russian invasion in crimea. russians are now in contro s local government as well as the roads and all the military installations. the only pockets of resistance are small groups of ukrainian soldiers who are dug in on ships or in bases still holding out against the russians. today ukrainian officers joined their men to resist a russian assault. they formed a human shield in front o
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